Most Endangered Places

Every year, many historic properties across the state of Washington are threatened by demolition or neglect. Collectively, these properties contribute to the quality of life we enjoy and shape the daily experiences of living in small towns, large cities and rural countryside across the state. Since 1992, the Washington Trust has maintained a list of Most Endangered Places, bringing attention to threatened buildings, sites, and historic places. The Washington Trust’s basic commitment to advocate for preservation of historic and cultural resources has been unwavering – we remain your “Voice for Preservation in Washington State” – our Most Endangered list perhaps best exemplifies this commitment.

Know an endangered place? We accept nominations year round. Prior to submitting a nomination, please contact us to discuss the program requirements and over-arching goals for the threatened resource.

Nomination Process

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Puyallup Fish Hatchery

Fowler House

Camp Yeomalt WPA Log Cabin

Providence Heights College

Scout House

Valley Schoolhouse

Fort Steilacoom

Nuclear Reactor Building

Bettinger House

First United Methodist Church

Anderson-Baum Cabin

Bureau of Reclamation Headquarters

Donovan District

Post Hospital

Camp Kilworth

Washington’s Historic Barns

Murray Morgan Bridge

Lincoln School

Beverly Railroad Bridge

Downtown Sprague

National Guard of Washington Armory

Port Angeles Fire Station

St. Ignatius Hospital

William O. McKay Ford

Rookery, Mohawk, and Merton Buildings

Old Ritzville Highschool

Harborview Hall

Quad 7 Hangar, Boeing Field

Jefferson County Courthouse and Tower

Dorsey Bulding

Waldo General Hospital

St. Edward’s Catholic Church

Snoqualmie Falls Lumber Company Power Plant

Thayer Barn

Weyerhaeuser Corporate Campus

Alki Homestead Restaurant

Cascade Workers’ Cottages

Colville Indian Agency

Arlington High School

Day Block

Buchanan House (Trueblood House)

Enloe Dam Powerhouse

Stephenson House

BF Tabbott House

Jensen-Byrd Building

Point Hudson

Schooner Wawona

Green Mountain Lookout

Moran School Administration Building

St. Nicholas Church

National Historic District

Our Lady of the Assumption/St. Urban’s Church

Five Mile Schoolhouse

Enchanted Valley Chalet

Collins Building

Fort Walla Walla/Jonathan M. Wainwright Memorial VA Medical Center

First Hill Apartments

South Harbor Park Stack

McReavy House

Sand Point Naval Station

Parlor Car #1799

McNeil Island

Northern State Hospital

Robert Morris Earthwork

Battelle/Talaris Campus

Roslyn Old City Hall and Library

Fleischmann’s Yeast Plant

Trafton Elementary

Old Woodinville School

Teapot Dome Gas Station

First United Methodist Church

Skykomish Hotel

Carmack House

Hastings Buildings

Washington Hall

Old Granary Building

Curran House

Historical Commercial Fishing Net Sheds

Blaine Depot

Elks Building

Vashon Elementary Gym

Preston-Shaffer Milling Company

Mukai Farm and Garden

East Seattle School

Marine Supply Block

Kelley Farm

Camp Waskowitz

Shelton Gymnasium

Bush House

Steilacoom Train Depot

Puget Power Building

Longfellow School

Red Brick Road (Ronald Place North)

Old Ellensburg Hospital

Reard Freed Farmstead

Packard House

Howard S. Wright House

Snohomish County Courthouse

Scottish Rite

Lone Star Cement Building

Morgan Middle School

McMillin Bridge

Reard Freed Farmhouse

Oysterville Historic District

LaCrosse Rock Houses and Station

Downtown Mount Vernon

Libbey House

Surrey Downs

Masonic Home of Washington

Dvorak Barn

Hyer Farm

Haller House

The Showbox

Murray and Rosa Morgan House

Bruggemann Ranch

B Reactor, Hanford Site

Old Tumwater Brewery

Kapus Farmstead

Ellensburg Depot

LaFramboise Farmstead

Electric Building

Coke Oven Park

Digester Building

Historic Buildings within Washington’s State Parks

Old City Hall

John A. Finch Boy Scout Lodge

P-I Globe